quilting in circles

Today I just realized that it has been some time since my last post. As we had some rain this afternoon (after months) and the temperature dropped, I decided that it was the right time to get on the computer and share some news. We have had very hot and sunny weather over the past weeks and I did not feel like sitting inside for a long time and sewing. But after all I finished another 2 small projects for Christmas :

  • a set of place mats for my sister-in-law. The design is by Lorna at Sew Fresh Quilts  :

christmas place mats - skalabara.com

  • a wall hanging pattern that I found at Wooden Spoon on Flickr. I like to work with small squares and I wanted to try quilting in circles.

christmas wall hanging - skalabara.com

The outer circles are easy to quilt with the walking foot, but the smaller the circles are a challenge. Next time I have to sew slower and with a firm and steady hand.

So, for this year I have my Christmas decoration done. I am looking forward to start with my next project. This will be a new sewing room in the house and it means moving some furniture. I will have all my fabrics, wadding, tools and the design wall in one room. No need to tidy up every time I stop as I can close the door and leave everything as it is till the next time.

Happy sewing, thanks for stopping, Barbora



7 comments on “quilting in circles

  1. knettycraft says:

    Hello Barbora, so nice… and so good, you remind me that Christmas will come up soon… I’ve no ideas yet… but was inspired from what you did. Thank you. Kind regards, Annett


  2. Rachel says:

    Your snowflake is beautiful! I love the colours! Thanks for linking back to me 😀


  3. Emily says:

    A sewing room sounds ace!


  4. Quilting circles is a bear. I sometimes do a spiral instead, beginning with a free motion quilting spiral and then continuing with a walking foot once I have about 3 inches done.


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